A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.7305 West, latitude 63.2413 North, depth = 64.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:10:37 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.1 km (40 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:10:37 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0206aw0050. Unique identifier: ak0206aw0050.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska.
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